New York

When a region isn't building enough housing to meet the demands of a growing population and shifting demographics, zoning codes reform and infrastructure investment can be the solution.
4 hours ago   Regional Plan Association
Attempts to make over the conventional sidewalk shed are pretty but costly. Will Hadid's High Line canopy catch on?
Aug 28, 2015   The New York Times
A plan to revitalize Buffalo's Outer Harbor as an expansive, fully programmed park was sunk by a housing component. A new draft is expected soon.
Aug 26, 2015   The Buffalo News
On New York City's Roosevelt Island, residents have long lived free from the roar of garbage trucks. Instead they use Avacs, an island-wide system of pneumatic tubes that moves trash to a central location for processing.
Aug 21, 2015   The New York Times
Exotic street performers in the plaza have caused Mayor Bill de Blasio to reconsider his initial opposition to street plazas. Unlike his police commissioner and the governor, de Blasio has yet to make a decision on the removal of Times Square plaza.
Aug 21, 2015   The New York Times N.Y. / Region
East Coast states will no longer be able to send their waste to a landfill in Kentucky—where regulators and residents clearly got more than they bargained for.
Aug 20, 2015   The Courier-Journal
A subject sure to hit close home to many readers: the relationship between the modern concerns of parenting and expense urban living. In other words: how gentrification leads to helicopter parenting.
Aug 19, 2015   Next City
Stakeholders are hoping that the 93 million car-for-hire trip records will better inform a heated debate in NYC.
Aug 17, 2015   FiveThirtyEight
Crain's New York Business calls on the experience of Chris Ward to the state of infrastructure in New York.
Aug 16, 2015   Crain's Business New York
As the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority wraps up a study of expanding into suburban Amherst, support from the community "is stronger than it’s been in decades."
Aug 14, 2015   Buffalo News
Researchers who studied the appeal of New York City streetscapes find an additionally significant factor on the streets of Salt Lake City: the photo op.
Aug 12, 2015   CityLab